CAMPERSHIP & POST-SECONDARY SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

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Camp Scholarships

The Foundation invites Montgomery County public school students who are economically disadvantaged with a current active IEP to apply for a scholarship to the summer camp of their choice. 

Applications for summer of 2023 will be available shortly and are due April 1, 2023.

The school building principal’s authorizing signature is required on the scholarship applications to verify that the student meets this eligibility criteria

Post-Secondary Scholarships

The Foundation invites Montgomery County public school students with a current active IEP and who are graduating seniors participating in special education support services this school year from a Montgomery County High School/Vocational-Technical School, PDE Approved Private School, or “Nontraditional” Public School setting to apply.

Applications for the 2023-2024 school year will be available shortly and are due April 1, 2023.

The school building principal’s authorizing signature is required on the scholarship applications to verify that the student meets this eligibility criteria

Innovative Educator Grant Program

The MCIU Education Foundation is interested in funding proposals that positively impact student learning and promote innovation and best practices in teaching and learning for educators employed by the Montgomery County Intermediate Unit. Grants of up to $1,000 will be awarded. Funding may be used for educational equipment and technology purchases, software, speakers/consultants, presentations, educational trips and/or books and materials. Applications for laptops, computers or iPads may be accepted but the proposal must clearly define how the technology will be used, specifying the particular applications and their purposes, as well as rationale for why this is not part of program budgets. Applications for technology devices and/or software requiring the purchase of ongoing service plans will not be accepted.

The Innovative Educator Grant Program application is now available and is accepted in rolling fashion throughout the school year.

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Additional Program Supports

The MCIUEF enriches classroom programs with technology support and enables student programs beyond school district budget capabilities. Teachers may reach out to the Foundation with a request for items of benefit to their classrooms and the Foundation can grant the funds to support these needs. The MCIUEF also supports many MCIU Programs and Services such a the Transition Program who received uniforms for the students working in Barista Buddies, our in-house coffee and baked goods shop. On a wider scale, the MCIUEF supports scholastic competitions such as Montgomery County Reading Olympics that continues to attract nearly 7,000 students each year, the PA Media & Design Competition and the PA Regional Academic Competition. In the past 20 years, the MCIUEF has awarded more than $340,000.00 in grants and scholarships!